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2011 MLB First Year Player Draft: First Round In The Books; Red Sox Look Like Big Winners

Well the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball is in the draft, but settle in folks because we still have 49 more rounds tow go over the next two afternoons. This draft was said to be deep in pitching and the amount of pitchers taken in the first round proved that Monday evening. The results of the first round went as follows-

1. Pirates - Gerrit Cole RHP UCLA

2. Mariners- Danny Hutlzen LHP Virginia

3. Diamondbacks- Trevor Bauer RHP UCLA

4. Orioles- Dylan Bundy RHP Owasso HS (OK)

5. Royals- Bubba Starling OF Gardner-Edgerton HS (KS)

6. Nationals- Anthony Rendon 3B Rice

7. Diamondbacks- Archie Bradley RHP Broken Arrow HS (OK)

8. Indians- Francisco Lindor SS Montverde Academy HS (FL)

9. Cubs- Javier Baez SS Arlington Country Day School HS (FL)

10. Padres- Cory Spangenberg 2B Indian River State

11. Astros- George Springer OF Connecticut

12. Brewers- Taylor Junggman RHP Texas

13. Mets- Brandon Nimmo OF Cheyenne East HS (WY)

14. Marlins- Jose Fernandez RHP Braulio Alonso HS (FL)

15. Brewers- Jed Bradley LHP Georgia Tech

16. Dodgers- Chris Reed LHP Stanford

17. Angels- C.J. Cron 1B Utah

18. Athletics- Sonny Gray RHP Vanderbilt

19. Red Sox- Matt Barnes RHP Connecticut

20. Rockies- Taylor Anderson LHP Oregon

21. Blue Jays- Tyler Beede RHP Lawrence Academy HS (MA)

22. Cardinals- Kolten Wang 2B Hawaii

23. Nationals- Alex Meyer RHP Kentucky

24. Rays- Taylor Guerrieri RHP Spring Valley HS (SC)

25. Padres- Joe Ross RHP Bishop O'Dowd HS (CA)

26. Red Sox- Blake Swihart C Cleveland HS (NM)

27. Reds- Robert Stephenson RHP Alhambra HS (CA)

28. Braves- Sean Gilmartin RHP Florida State

29. Giants- Joe Panik SS St John's

30. Twins- Levi Michael SS North Carolina

31. Rays- Mike Mahtook OF LSU

32. Rays- Jake Hager SS Sierra Vista HS (NV)

33. Rangers- Kevin Matthews LHP Richmond Hill HS (GA)